The Longest Night in Shanghai (Chinese: 夜。上海) is a 2007 Chinese/Japanese film produced by Japan's Movie Eye Entertainment and directed by Chinese director Zhang Yibai. It is a rare collaboration between China and Japan.
The cast of this film is extremely diverse. It stars Chinese actress Zhao Wei and Japanese actor Masahiro Motoki. Other members of the cast include Taiwanese actor Dylan Kuo, Hong Kong actor Sam Lee, and Japanese actress Naomi Nishida
Mizushima (Masahiro Motoki) is a top-notch make-up artist who has come to work in Shanghai, along with him is his manager and lover Miho (Naomi Nishida). One evening Mizushima is wandering around alone, when suddenly he is knocked over by a bashed-up taxi, recklessly driven by Linshi (Wei Zhao). Linshi apologies and ushers Mizushima into her cab. Mizushima thinks he¡¦s getting a free guided tour but in fact Linshi is thinking she can make a quick buck from this foreigner. So begins their "misguided" tour of Shanghai. In the process the pair slowly begin to reveal the depths of their hearts. Their lives connected, bridging cultures separated by languages and borders. It is the beginning of a truly wonderful evening, a very special Shanghai night...